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Upcoming events

    • November 07, 2018
    • October 06, 2021
    • 36 sessions
    • ARISE Assembly of God at Brandon, 401 Pauls Drive, Brandon, FL 33511

    The Ambassadors serve as the face of the chamber, bringing the heart and soul to the endeavor of building connections that matter, for the chamber and the community at large. The group meets the first Wednesday of the month, and throughout the month they are the friendly faces you see, and the outstretched hands you shake, at ribbon-cuttings and other chamber events, including Coffee Club and Business After Hours. Many Ambassadors say their experiences with the committee helped them become more connected to the Greater Brandon area, whether they've lived here forever or just moved in. The group this year is chaired by Robert Love, Business Pro at Office Depot - Brandon 2705. 

    • November 13, 2018
    • October 12, 2021
    • 37 sessions
    • The Studio at Livy O's, 905 E. Brandon Blvd., Brandon, FL 33511

    The Diversity and Inclusion Council has become one of the chamber's fastest-growing councils, responsible for the annual Culture and Diversity Synergy membership meeting/luncheon and this year's chamber float entry in the Greater Brandon Fourth of July Parade.

    The council's aim is to unite business and community leaders who value diversity and inclusion — thus inspiring other leaders to do the same — and to proactively help build a chamber base that best reflects the diversity of the Greater Brandon community.

    Council members advise the chamber CEO on policies and procedures that ensure the chamber is a model of diversity and inclusion; develop and advocate the use of community-wide resources to help businesses become the model of diversity and inclusion; facilitate minority business growth and development; and cultivate diversity leadership by providing resources and opportunities for historically underserved populations to connect, learn, and grow.

    The council meets the second Tuesday of the month at The Studio at Livy O’s, owned by Leadership Brandon Class of 2018 alumnus Lennise Jackson-Germany and her husband, Omar.

    The council this year is chaired by Degrando Franks Jr., lead pastor at Lakewood Community Church of God in Brandon.

    • November 14, 2018
    • October 13, 2021
    • 36 sessions
    • Greater Brandon Chamber of Commerce

    The Military Affairs Council meets the second Wednesday of the month at chamber headquarters, focused on matters of concern to veteran and active duty service men and women, and to the families, communities, businesses, and nonprofits that support them. Each year the council fulfills a $1,000 commitment to a military organization, as evidenced by a check delivered at the Military Affairs Reception, which the council hosts on behalf of the chamber, in partnership with the Riverview and South Tampa chambers of commerce.

    The Military Affairs Council offers opportunities to interact with MacDill Air Force Base officials through programs including, but not limited to, the Military Affairs Reception.

    The council this year is chaired by veteran Paul Senory, of Sencommunications, Inc.

    • January 24, 2019
    • December 26, 2019
    • 49 sessions
    • O'Brien's Irish Pub, 701 West Lumsden Road, Brandon
    • 40

    Thursdays / 11:45 to 1 PM


    (Next: Jan. 24, 31; Feb. 7, 14, 21, 28)

    • February 15, 2019
    • January 21, 2022
    • 36 sessions
    • Greater Brandon Chamber of Commerce

    The Government and Economic Affairs Council is the place to go to learn more about the issues, policies, regulations, and laws that affect life at home, at work, and in the community. The council is concerned with everything from Florida 2018 ballot constitutional amendments to education and workforce development to fostering relocation, growth, and retention of desirable industries in the community in partnership with Hillsborough County economic development entities.

    Among its duties, council members host the chamber's annual Legislative Update Synergy membership meeting/luncheon. Council members research and draft the annual Legislative Agenda that the chamber board approves and that Leadership Brandon class members present to lawmakers and elected officials on the chamber's overnight Tallahassee Trek, which is open to all members (for a fee) and to current Leadership Brandon class members (as part of their tuition-based, nine-month program).

    The council this year is chaired by Chamber Chairman, Jason Pepe, Government Affairs at Hillsborough County School District. 

    The council meets the fourth Wednesday of the month at chamber headquarters.

    • May 21, 2019
    • December 31, 2019
    • 31 sessions
    • 1st Tuesday of the month join this group at Synergy (Monthly Membership Lunch). The remaining weeks of the month, this group meets at Minuteman Press 115 N. Kings Ave

    Come visit the new LEADS PLUS group this month. This is non-category specific and will be filled with opportunities for referrals, collaborations/partnerships and professional growth. A networking group of professionals dedicated to building relationships and collaborating for growth. We value our community and seek opportunities to serve.

    All Seats Open – not seat specific

    Meetings:            1st Tuesday  - Lunch together at Synergy Monthly Membership Lunch

                                    All other Tuesdays - The Community Room at Minuteman Press

    Time:                     11:45 – 1:00pm

    We expect this to be one of our most popular groups!

    *** Lunch will be provided***

    Come try it out!

    • September 06, 2019
    • September 04, 2020

    • October 24, 2019
    • 6:30 PM - 9:00 PM
    • ARISE Assembly of God at Brandon, 401 Pauls Drive, Brandon, FL 33511
    Registration is closed

    The mission of the Annual Business Excellence Awards is to inspire Greater Brandon area businesses to seek excellence in all that they do by recognizing Greater Brandon Chamber of Commerce members that have exhibited excellence during the previous year. If you would like to nominate a business, forms are due by Wednesday, August 28th. We will send out nomination forms and have them available soon!  

    CenterState Bank is the Presenting Sponsor of the 2019 Annual Business Excellence Awards. 

    • November 02, 2019
    • 2:30 PM - 5:00 PM
    • Bass Pro Shop

    This annual event hosted by the Military Affairs Council of the Greater Brandon Chamber of Commerce will provide our area service-disabled veterans with a day of fishing and relaxation combined with the challenge of competition at Harney Park. This will be followed by an awards dinner that same afternoon at Bass Pro Shops.

    YOU are invited to contribute to their day by providing door prizes and or gift certificates that would be a blessing to our local veterans. You will receive an exhibit table to display your company's information from 2:30-5:00 pm in the parking lot of our host sponsor Bass Pro Shops. 

    • November 05, 2019
    • 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
    • The Regent

    Join us for "Quick Start" our new member orientation. This will be an informational and inspirational hour and will equip you to get the most out of your membership. Then, join us, as our guest, for our Synergy, membership lunch immediately following Quick Start. 

    • November 05, 2019
    • 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM
    • The Regent, 6437 Watson Road, Riverview, FL 33578

    Synergy meetings, held the first Tuesday of the month (except for holiday adjustments), are a great opportunity for young, growing, and established business owners and leaders to build relationships, network, promote themselves and their products and services, and learn more about their community.

    Each monthly Synergy membership meeting is theme-related to ensure our members have an opportunity to secure chamber marketing opportunities at a luncheon most suited to their networking needs and preferences. The theme for the Nov. 5 Synergy meeting had not yet been determined as of February 2019. (Check back for update.)

    • December 03, 2019
    • 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
    • The Regent

    Join us for "Quick Start" our new member orientation. This will be an informational and inspirational hour and will equip you to get the most out of your membership. Then, join us, as our guest, for our Synergy, membership lunch immediately following Quick Start. 

    • October 28, 2021
    • 11:45 AM - 1:00 PM
    • O'Brien's Irish Pub, 701 W Lumsden Rd, Brandon, FL 33511, USA


Our mission is to provide programs and services benefiting our members. We promote member interests and advocate a favorable business climate, quality of life and the strategic growth and development of the region.


The Greater Brandon Chamber of Commerce
(813) 689-1221
330 Pauls Drive, Suite 100
Brandon, FL 33511

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